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Selin Kiazim cooking Turkish Cypriot recipes on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch

  One of Britain’s most exciting new culinary talents is back on our screens on Sunday morning. Selin Kiazim, whose family roots hail from North Cyprus, will be creating dishes from her Oklava Turkish Cypriot Kitchen cookbook on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch programme. Selin is having a phenomenal 2017. In June, her muhallebi dessert was […]

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Yosma’s Hus Vedat among finalists for the YBFs’ Chef of the Year

  A talented Turkish Cypriot chef is up for a prestigious industry award. Hus Vedat, the executive chef at Yosma in Baker Street, London, is one of six finalists in The Chef category of the 2017 YBFs – Young British Foodies. The winner will be announced tonight. The YBFs sets out to shine a light […]

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Suspected neo-Nazi continues to deny role in murder of eight Turks in Germany

  At the close of a four-year case, the prime suspect in a neo-Nazi ring accused of murdering ten people, including eight Turkish immigrants, continues to deny her role in the killings. Beate Zschaepe is charged with being a “co-founder, member and accomplice” of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), a terrorist organisation which targeted immigrants […]

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Arcola Theatre offering commission opportunity for new BAMER playwright

For any new playwright, getting the space and support to put on a professional play is tough. For those from Britain’s black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee (BAMER) communities, it can be harder still. East London’s award-wining Arcola Theatre has a reputation for staging plays from the UK’s diverse communities, including British Turks via its […]

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Turkey, Kazakhstan sign new investment deal worth $590 million

  Turkey’s President Erdoğan has led another successful political and trade delegation abroad, this time to Kazakhstan. On Saturday, Turkish and Kazakh companies signed new agreements encompassing a broad range of sectors including construction, machine production, energy, and chemical manufacturing, collectively worth $590 million. Details of the new deal were announced in a statement issued […]

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Police appeal after Turkish grandfather brutally robbed by thugs in East London

  Police in Newham are appealing for information and witnesses after an 82-year-old vulnerable man was violently robbed. Ahmet Dobran, who is currently battling cancer and uses a walking stick, was dragged to the ground by three men who pinned him down before forcibly removing his personal jewellery. The attack took place in Sussex Road, […]

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TRNC’s Eastern Mediterranean University ranked among “best 5% universities in the world”

  After making its debut on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings last year, the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), based in the politically unrecognised Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, returns to feature on this year’s list. Details of the highly respected league table, which has been running for 14 years, were released last […]